Professor and Chair
Requisition Number: FTFR000256
Division/College: College of Engineering
FT/PT: Full Time
The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department (www.mie.neu.edu) at Northeastern University is a successful and vibrant academic enterprise which is growing in both size and stature. The department comprises 41 full-time faculty with $10 million in annual research funding, 100 Ph.D. students, 300 MS students, and a total combined graduate/undergraduate student population of over 1500. At the core of the Northeastern engineering education experience is our top-ranked cooperative education program which contributes significantly to the integrated learning model of the College of Engineering. In addition, the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department is home to the University-wide Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute and five federally-funded research centers (of the eight federal centers in the College of Engineering): 1) The NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, 2) The NSF Center for Health Organization Transformation, 3) The NSF Center for Microcontamination Control, 4) The Veterans Affairs Engineering Research Center, and 5) The CMS Innovation Center for Healthcare Systems Engineering. Given recently announced plans to dramatically expand the number of faculty hires across the University, the next Chair of MIE has a unique opportunity to significantly impact the direction and trajectory of an already strong, vibrant department. Northeastern University also has a 7,000 square foot class 10/100/1000 micro/nanofabrication facility available to faculty, the Kostas Center (http://www.kostas.neu.edu/), and has recently opened the 70,000 square foot Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at our Burlington campus.
Applicants are expected to have demonstrated strategic vision in their research enterprises which should be well-established, well-funded and internationally recognized. Successful candidates will also have demonstrated excellence and have significant experience in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
Candidates are required to have a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or a closely related field. Research, teaching or collaborative experience that spans mechanical and industrial engineering fields is beneficial. Previous experience managing a large federally-funded research group or center is desirable.
Northeastern is an urban university in Boston, located among the nation’s best hospitals, world renowned research and teaching institutions, and historical arts and music landmarks of the city. Northeastern University is a national leader in cooperative education and recently has enjoyed an unprecedented rise in the National Research University rankings in US News and World Report. Northeastern is also the recipient of an NSF-funded ADVANCE grant for promoting the careers of women in engineering and science.
Applicants should submit a detailed Curriculum Vitae, three professional references and a strategic vision statement. For more information contact Prof. Ahmed A. Busnaina, email@example.com. Nominations for the position should be sent to the address provided below or emailed directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. The target starting date is July 1, 2013, but the position will remain open until filled.
MIE Chair Faculty Recruitment Committee
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
334 Snell Engineering Center
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-5000
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.